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Should I Attend College in the Fall? Questions for Students with Mental Health Conditions to Consider

Tip Sheet

Date Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2020
By: Michelle G. Mullen & Jean Wnuk

Abstract

This tip sheet has questions that are intended to help students with mental health conditions, their supporters, and loved ones make decisions about whether the student should return to college this fall. Colleges and universities have probably answered many of the basic questions for regarding physical safety, finances, schedules, etc. But this tip sheet has questions schools may not have addressed that may be helpful to think about when making college students are making the decisions about returning to school. These questions may lead them to contacting your school for more information.

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Subject Area

Education and Training, Transition Age Youth

Keywords

COVID-19, college students, college, remote learning, coronavirus, university, education, college students with mental health conditions, transition age youth, young adults, serious mental health conditions, return to school, questions

Suggested Citation

Mullen MG, Wnuk J. Should I Attend College in the Fall? Questions for Students with Mental Health Conditions to Consider. Psychiatry Information in Brief 2020;17(14):1154. https://doi.org/10.7191/pib.1154. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/pib/vol17/iss14/1